Category: Fibromyalgia

The 3 Types of Fibromyalgia Pain and Its Treatment

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition. It remains one of the hardest illness to be diagnosed as it surfaces as different types of pain and symptoms in different individuals. Its symptoms aside, experts explain the three types of fibromyalgia pain: Hyperalgesia, Allodynia and Painful Paresthesia. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Hyperalgesia   This medical

Marijuana Rated Most Effective for Treating Fibromyalgia than Big Pharma

By  Fibromyalgia, Pain Medication Medical marijuana is far more effective at treating symptoms of fibromyalgia than any of the three prescription drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat the disorder. That is one of the surprise findings in an online survey of over 1,300 fibromyalgia patients conducted by the National Pain Foundation and

Is Fibromyalgia to Blame for Your Sleep Problems?

By Robert Rosenberg, DO Sleep disturbances are among the most common symptoms of fibromyalgia, a chronic condition affecting the spinal cord and brain that causes people to feel pain and fatigue, and affects concentration. In fact, along with the tiredness, pain, and psychosocial distress, sleep disturbances are a core feature. In the last few years,

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved!

By Rebecca Savastio   Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients, and contrary to what many believe, it does not stem from the brain. The findings mark the end of a decades-old mystery about the disease, which many doctors believed was conjured in patients’ imaginations. The mystery of Fibromyalgia has left

Two New Drugs for Fibromyalgia That Actually Work

Regular readers know I’m very skeptical about the claims of new drugs, especially those advertised on TV with a voice at the end of the commercial reading the side effects at the speed of a tobacco auctioneer (I always listen carefully for “death,” that ultimate side effect). You’ll see no commercials for either Savella or